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Sports in Juneau

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2001

Today, May 11

* host the Sitka Wolves and the Ketchikan Kings at Melvin Park softball field (with some JV games at Dimond Park No. 1). Ketchikan varsity vs. Sitka at 3 p.m.; Juneau varsity vs. Ketchikan, 5 p.m.; Juneau varsity vs. Sitka, 7 p.m.; Ketchikan JV White vs. Sitka JV, 9 a.m.; Ketchikan JV Maroon vs. Sitka JV, 11 a.m.; Ketchikan JV vs. Prince of Wales, 1 p.m., all games at Melvin Park. At Dimond Park No. 1: Juneau JV vs. Prince of Wales, 4 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.; Juneau JV vs. Ketchikan JV White, 7:30 p.m.

Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club -- Tee Harbor short course road race: Meet at 6 p.m. at Tee Harbor turn-off (fire station) for 6:30 p.m. race start. Course is 22 miles out and back. Info: Dave Ringle, 790-7249, or Rob Welton, 364-2779.

Saturday, May 12

Juneau-Douglas High School softball -- The Crimson Bears host the Sitka Wolves and the Ketchikan Kings at Melvin Park softball field (with some JV games at Dimond Park No. 1). Sitka varsity vs. Ketchikan varsity, 11 a.m.; Juneau varsity vs. Sitka, 1 p.m.; Juneau varsity vs. Ketchikan, 3 p.m.; Sitka JV vs. Prince of Wales, 9 a.m.; Juneau JV vs. Ketchikan JV Maroon, 5 p.m.; Juneau JV vs. Sitka JV, 7 p.m., all games at Melvin Park. At Dimond Park No. 1: Ketchikan JV White vs. Prince of Wales, 1 p.m.

Southeast Road Runners Club -- Mendenhall Mud Puddle Meet: Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the University of Alaska Southeast main parking lot for 9 a.m. race start. Course distance is 10 miles. Info: Glenn Frick, 789-7279.

Juneau Alpine Club -- Mount Jumbo or Mount Bradley climb, a six-mile, four-hour, medium-energy output climb requiring an ice ax. Info: Trip leader Dave Lefebvre, 586-6672 or 465-5552.

Juneau Rifle and Pistol Club -- NRA smallbore rifle silhouette event, registration 9 a.m., shooting starts 10 a.m. at the Hank Harmon Rifle Range on Montana Creek Road. Info: Steve Bennett, 789-1717, or http://go.to/jrpc/.

Juneau Parks and Recreation Department Saturday hike -- Meet at the back of the Costco parking lot at 9:30 a.m. for a difficult hike with 700 feet of elevation gain. The group will determine how long the hike is. The trail is apt to be muddy, so wear waterproof hiking or rubber boots, wear warm layers of clothing and bring plenty of food and water. No dogs or firearms allowed. Info: Juneau Parks and Recreation Department, 586-5226.

Sunday, May 13

Juneau Freewheelers Bicycle Club -- Dimond Park mountain bike race: Meet at 3 p.m. at Dimond Park for 3:30 p.m. race start. Course is in woods around edges of park. Info: Kristine Harder, 790-3639.

Juneau Golf Club -- One-Club Tournament: Meet at Mendenhall Golf Course between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Juneau Junior Golf. Trophies and prizes are available, including a round-trip ticket for two to Gustavus with two nights lodging. Info: John Barnett, 364-2514, or http://www.juneaugolf.com.

May Bike Rides -- Meet at Resurrection Lutheran Church off Willoughby Road at 4 p.m. for a recreational ride to the end of Douglas Highway and back. Helmets are required. Info: Bill Johnson, 789-9095.

Ongoing/Meetings

Juneau Racquet Club heart rate and running workshop -- Meet from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, at the Valley location of Juneau Racquet Club. Certified personal trainer Jessica Menendez will lead the workshop. Info: Caro Rosier-Polley, 789-2181.

Adult soccer scrimmages -- Open scrimmages for adults age 18 and older are being held from 5-7 p.m. every Sunday through June 24 at the Adair-Kennedy Memorial Park football field. For more information, contact the Capital City Soccer League, 364-2503.

Southeast Road Runners -- SeaCoast Relay volunteers needed: Volunteers are needed for the Southeast Road Runners club's SeaCoast Relay, which is held on Saturday, May 26, and is the largest event of the SERR season. The race is a five-stage relay from Mendenhall River School to Eagle Beach Recreational Area, starting at 9 a.m. or 10 a.m. depending on the division. Registration for the relay is also open and entry forms can be picked up at both locations of the Juneau Racquet Club. Entry forms need to be turned in by Wednesday, May 23. Info: Sue Scott, 789-9190.

Open Gyms

Youth open gyms -- From 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays (5/12 and 5/19) at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School, and from 8-11 p.m. on Fridays (5/11 and 5/18) at Floyd Dryden Middle School. No cost for students grades 5-12. Last open gyms of the school year are May 18-19 weekend. Info: Community Schools, 463-1700, Ext. 325.

Sports in Juneau is a service provided by the Juneau Empire to provide information on upcoming sports and outdoors events in Juneau. It runs when space is available and event notices should arrive at least one week before they are scheduled to take place. To submit an item to Sports in Juneau, please fax the info to 1-907-586-3028 or e-mail it to sports@juneauempire.com.



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